Overall (dish with cover .318a, b): 7 5/16 × 12 1/2 in. (18.6 × 31.8 cm);
Diameter (liner .319c): 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Livingston, 1973
Not on view
Part of a service that descended in the family of its first American owner, Chancellor Robert R. Livingston of New York (1746–1813). The design repeats several motifs used earlier by Roettiers in his "Orloff" service. The shape of the dish is unique to this service.
Marking:  Fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, J N R, a sheaf of wheat (maker's mark)  Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large work, 1768-74)  Crowned M (Paris warden's mark, 1775-76)  Ox's head (Paris discharge mark for large work, 1774-80)  Monkey's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1774-80)
Location of marks: - inside cover, underside of tureen, underside of liner  underside of tureen  on insetting rim of cover, on top edge of liner
Robert R. Livingston ; Mrs. Robert R. Livingston (until 1973; to MMA)